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add section about notifying implementors

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tenderlove committed Aug 4, 2011
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@@ -14,6 +14,20 @@ Today is mostly coordination tasks. Here are the things you must do today:
Let them know of your plans to release. There may be security issues to be
addressed, and that can impact your release date.
+=== Notify implementors.
+
+Ruby implementors have high stakes in making sure Rails works. Be kind and
+give them a heads up that Rails will be released soonish.
+
+Send an email just giving a heads up about the upcoming release to these
+lists:
+
+* team@jruby.org
+* community@rubini.us
+* rubyonrails-core@googlegroups.com
+
+Implementors will love you and help you.
+
=== Is the CI green? If not, make it green. (See "Fixing the CI")
Do not release with a Red CI. You can find the CI status here:

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